The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 161 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing V-Model 3 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.64% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 4
Median daily rate £325 £260 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £440 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -33.60%
V-Model
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3006 2951 2218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 78.17% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1742 1209
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 127 96
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +37.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +1 1 - -
Manchester -12 1 £300 -34.06% 1
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Ruby
3 9 (81.82%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
3 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
4 8 (72.73%) Algorithms
5 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
5 6 (54.55%) Security Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Information Assurance
6 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (18.18%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
8 1 (9.09%) 802.15
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Open Source
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 802.15
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) IPv6
1 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
3 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Test Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Healthcare Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Security Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Information Assurance
5 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle